Gender and work-life balance: A phenomenological study on Balinese female auditor

  • Ni Ketut Dian Juliantini Udayana University, Denpasar, Indonesia
  • I Putu Sudana Udayana University, Denpasar, Indonesia
  • Herkulanus Bambang Suprasto Udayana University, Denpasar, Indonesia
  • I Gusti Ayu Made Asri Dwija Putri Udayana University, Denpasar, Indonesia
Keywords: auditor, female, gender, male, work-life

Abstract

The auditor is one promising profession to current and the future. The number of women auditors currently is higher than in men. However, the number of female auditors currently has positively increased. Balinese female auditor’s research used an interpretive phenomenology analysis approach in exploring understanding. The subjects of this study involved three Balinese female auditors. Data mining was carried out by conducting in-depth interviewees to gain an understanding of the interviewer’s role as auditors of Balinese women in a dual role. The excavation results show the auditors have the concept of work-life balance always happy in life and always grateful. The highest motivation and support of interviewees is their family. Work-life balance is a challenge in life, namely, career, family, and social aspects in the customs form. The alternative work arrangements development is felt to be a solution to reduce work-life conflict and female auditor fatigue.

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Published
2019-08-19
How to Cite
Juliantini, N. K. D., Sudana, I. P., Suprasto, H. B., & Putri, I. G. A. M. A. D. (2019). Gender and work-life balance: A phenomenological study on Balinese female auditor. International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 3(2), 224-237. https://doi.org/10.29332/ijssh.v3n2.318
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